2014-09

RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2014 MITIGATION PLAN FOR NATURAL DISASTERS, MARION COUNTY, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Mitigation Act (FMA) of 2000 requires that every jurisdiction have an approved Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan in place, or become ineligible to receive federal mitigation grant funds; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with FMA of 2000, the Marion County Commissioners by Resolution #2012-0316 granted permission to the Marion City / County Emergency Management Agency to apply for and enter into an agreement with the State of Ohio Emergency Management Agency for Mitigation Plan grant funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the Marion City / County Regional Planning Commission agreed to work with the Marion City / County Emergency Management Agency and with the assistance of the Marion County Mitigation Planning Committee, performed a hazard identification, risk assessment and vulnerability analysis of potential natural disasters within the county, and prepared the required Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, Marion City was notified and invited to participate in the progress of developing the Mitigation Plan for natural disasters and on behalf of its residents, agrees to adopt the Plan as their own in its final version; therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio

 

Section 1         The Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio shall go on record they will adopt the final version of the Marion County Mitigation Plan for Natural Disasters, as submitted by the Marion County Mitigation Planning Committee, as their own; and further

 

Section 2.        The foregoing resolution was adopted and all actions and deliberations of the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio, relating thereto were conducted in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all applicable legal requirements.

 

Section 3.        That this resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, welfare, and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that it is necessary to be eligible for the Mitigation Plan Grant Funds; and as such shall take effect and be enforced immediately upon its’ passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two thirds of all members elected to Council; otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

                                                       

 

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                                                            Dave Edwards

 

                                                            President of Council

 

Approved:

 

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

 

 

 

 

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Clerk of Council